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Distributor of the month February 17
Yuukou Marine has been operating within the marine industry for about 10 years.
RYA Dinghy Show 2018
For the very first time, Barton Marine will be exhibiting at the RYA Dinghy Show, 3 - 4 March 2018, held at the Alexandra Palace, London - stand C1 in the Great Hall. We will be displaying the new Barton Block Range and discussing our up and coming developments for dinghy sailors – including a new ratchet block for the line.
Simon Says… 0118
With the London and Düsseldorf boat shows now behind us, I took away with me two principal thoughts...
Prepare your boat for Spring
With Spring just around the corner, it’s time to check your deck hardware for signs of wear and tear, especially mast sheaves and blocks before you re-step.
Barton Marine strengthens with the appointment of new Business Development Manager for Sales and Marketing: Simon Reynolds
Barton Marine is nominated for Yachts & Yachting’s Gear of the Year Award!
We are proud to announce that our Easy Splice tool has been nominated for this year’s Yachts & Yachting’s Gear of the Year Awards.
Around the world with Barton Marine
Barton Marine will be showcasing its impressive range of products, including the striking new Barton Block Range at many upcoming boat shows around the world.
METSTRADE REVIEW – The launch of Barton Marine’s new Block Line
We unveiled our new Barton Block Range exclusively at METSTRADE on 14 November 2017. Combining high performance engineering and contemporary design, the new range of blocks have been designed for mariners who appreciate sleek styling and demand technical excellence.
METSTRADE preview 2017
Barton will unveil the new Barton Block range exclusively at METSTRADE 2017 next month, from stand 01.478
Drascombe Boats celebrates its 50th year at Southampton Boat Show
We were very proud to support long-standing, British boatbuilder, Drascombe by Churchouse Boats, as they marked 50 years of business at the show.
Southampton Boat Show Women in Marine Industry drinks
We were also pleased to sponsor British Marine’s Women in Marine Industry drinks reception on Tuesday 19 September.
Distributor of the Month October 17
In this edition, we catch up with Oliver Cook, from Marathon Leisure. We’re talking about their relationship with Barton Marine as a distributor, and find out more about their recent “Trade Day” in Scotland.
Last Lyne 1017
The boat show season is upon us which means Christmas is just around the corner! As many of us are laying up our boats for this year, we hope that your sailing experiences have been exhilarating and plentiful!
British Blind Sailing Team
Our own David Hawkins is a great sailing advisor for the GBR British Blind Racing Team and took part in 2017 World Blind Sailing Championships.
Women in Marine Industry drinks reception
Barton Marine is pleased to sponsor British Marine’s Women in Marine Industry drinks reception, as the perfect networking opportunity.
Drascombe by Churchouse Boats celebrates 50 years
Barton Marine is proud to support one of its valued boatbuilders, Drascombe by Churchouse Boats, as it celebrates 50 years of business with a drinks party at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show.
TALES FROM THE SEA
Barton was grateful to receive a unique letter from another satisfied customer last month - Nicholas Pye from York.
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE MONTH - AUGUST 2017
We caught up with Sebastian to understand a bit more about OY Maritim AB’s special relationship with Barton:
ROYAL BURNHAM YACHT CLUB - CADET WEEK 2017
For the third consecutive year, Barton Marine is proud to support RBYC Cadet Week with a donation of raffle prizes for the club’s fundraising efforts, which take place on Saturday 19 August.
WHITSTABLE HARBOUR DAY
Barton Marine was a proud sponsor of Whitstable Harbour Day on Saturday 5 August, an event held to raise interest and insight into the vast history that Whitstable, Kent offers to British seafaring heritage.
LAST LYNE - AUGUST 2017
Whether for your boating holiday or a racing competition, this is the time of the year when we all use our boats the most - - at least in the UK and most of Europe! There are a few points to keep in mind before you set sail that will keep you safe and having fun on the Seas...
WHITSTABLE YACHT CLUB - CADETFEST 2017
Barton is proud to announce its sponsorship of Whitstable Yacht Club’s first ‘CadetFest’ in August 2017.
LAST LYNE 0717
As we follow up on Seawork leads and referrals at Barton, we keep discovering more ways to meet, and exceed, expectations in the industrial and commercial markets, while never forgetting our core leisure craft roots.
KINGS SCHOOL CANTERBURY: ECONOMIC STUDENTS TOUR BARTON MARINE
Barton Marine was proud to welcome the Economic students and teachers of Kings School Canterbury, for a “behind the scenes” tour of the Barton Marine office and factory.
INSIDE BARTON MARINE – DAVE HAWKINS, PRODUCTION
Dave Hawkins works on our shop floor and is a very active sailor, sailing Merlin Rockets. We spoke to Dave to find out a bit more about the man behind the job:
THE BENEFITS OF USING KICKER BLOCKS AND BOOMSTRUTS
Sail control is an important factor in ensuring you get the best performance and enjoyment from your yacht. The amount of control required varies according to your type of sailing, whether you are cruising or racing.
SEAWORK 2017 REVIEW
Barton had a terrific experience at Seawork International 2017 in Southampton.
BARTON’S BOOMSTRUT IS MADE “RACE LEGAL” FOR FOLKBOATS
Good news for Folkboat racers around the world – our Boomstrut has recently been made “race legal.”
LAST LYNE - MAY 2017
As the sailing season starts to get into full swing, we’re hoping for much better weather than we experienced at the Marine Industry Regatta in The Solent!
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE MONTH - MAY 2017
There are only a few companies that have represented Barton products since the early 1980’s – and we are delighted that YC Nautica has been such an important distributor for more than three decades!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SEAWORK!
Seawork is a great chance for Barton to show off our strong offering for the commercial marine and industrial sectors. Many people associate Barton Marine almost entirely with leisure marine products, but this is not the case!
MARINE INDUSTRY RAIN-GATTA!
Well, at least Barton Marine’s crew for the Marine Industry Regatta did not have to embarrass our colleagues on other boats by waving the trophy at Prize Giving!
PRODUCT UPDATE: CLEAR WEAR PADS
There’s some areas where you can expect to suffer scratches, scuffing, abrasions and other damage, and you’ll want to keep these in tip-top condition for as long as possible.
BARTON MARINE SPONSORS THE LARGS SAILING CLUB WARM UP SERIES
Here’s the report sent by Martin Latimer, DZero Sailor and PR Officer for Largs Sailing Club
LAST LYNE APRIL 2017
We hope the maintenance tips provided in this Newsline give you a good starting point for getting your boat is ready for sailing.
MARINE INDUSTRY REGATTA 2017: BARTON WANTS THE TROPHY BACK!
After taking a sabbatical from the Marine Industry Regatta last year and supporting the British Marine boat, it felt odd to hand over the trophy to another crew!
A BARTON MARINE PREMIER: WIND AND WATER BOAT SHOW POLAND 2017
Barton Marine cruised into the Wind and Water Show in Warsaw, Poland, with the expertise of Robert Lindemann KG, our new distribution partner in Poland.
THE RYA SUZUKI DINGHY SHOW LONDON 2017
Once again, the RYA Suzuki London Dinghy Show was one of the best and most enjoyable settings for dinghy sailors and marine companies working in the dinghy market!
THE LAST LYNE MARCH 2017
March marks the end of a spectacular boat show season where Barton was represented at nine international marine shows, attended by people from over 30 countries.
DINGHY SHOW IN LONDON
Barton Marine’s sales and production teams look forward to attending The RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show in London at Alexander Palace on 4 – 5 March.
THE LAST LYNE FEB 2017
It’s been a busy start to the year, with London, Paris, Dusseldorf and Helsinki boat shows and is not slowing down any time soon.
DÜSSELDORF BOAT SHOW
Düsseldorf Boat Show is now the largest indoor consumer show in the world with 17 halls and over 3,000 exhibitors.